Director of Evangelization and Communications
Job Overview:The Director of Evangelization and Communications promotes and spreads theCatholic faith at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. He/she evangelizes through teaching thefaith to all ages and backgrounds. He/she is responsible for communicating parishevents to all parishioners via print and digital media. He/she reports to the Pastor fordirection and guidance in these efforts.Hours:• Full-time• Some evening work hours, occasional weekend hourso Must be present Friday 6:30-8PM for “Elevate” young adult groupo Flexible daytime hours available• Some remote work possibleResponsibilities and Duties:Evangelization• Bilingual Young Adult Group Leader (Elevate)o Provide content for weekly Friday meetings with young adults
Leading prayer, giving talks, running icebreaker games, directing
small group discussions
o Help create yearly plan of prayer meetings, catechesis, service projects, andsocial eventso Coordinate and collaborate with Pastor as well as parish priests in theadministration of the group• Religious Education Supporto Assist in volunteer catechist formation
Includes offering a faith formation talk 2-3 times per year
o Support religious education parent catechesis program
Coordinating volunteer support
Offering occasional talks at these events
o Aid RCIA director
Translation services for one-on-one meetings
Help teach weekly classes as needed • Safe Environment Directoro Order background checks on employees and volunteers
Verify accuracy of background check results
o Send notices to users that need safe environment trainingo Manage active user profiles and archive inactive profileso Assist parish volunteers with any questionso Ensure that all parish volunteers who work with children have
“Approved” certification status • Other Evangelization Areaso Recommending potential evangelization opportunities in Spanish andEnglishCommunications• Website - Parish, School, Cemetery• Website - Parish, School, Cemeteryo Update Content o Feast Days, Parish Events, Special Announcements, etc.o Perform routine maintenance/troubleshooting as neededo Coordinate with heads of departments for necessary updates• Social Media Presenceo Develop a social media presenceo Advertise parish eventso Promote Diocesan eventso Post links to orthodox Catholic content• Physical Signageo Redevelop and then maintain Vincent Hall Lobby areao Updating flyers, pamphlets, and signso Cleaning out clutter that appears in lobbyo Receiving and publishing content from various departments (school,RCIA, religious education, etc.)o Create posters for key parish events (coordinate with Pastor for this)o Assist parish ministries in creating signs for their eventsQualifications:• Practicing Catholic, fluent in Spanish and English• Thorough understanding of the Catholic faith• Ability and readiness to teach others about the faith• Professional demeanor with ability to respect confidentiality (re: SafeEnvironment Coordinator)• Self-motivated, patient, team-player, and desire to serve others• Computer skills Competent with graphic design and printing, ability to make posters andflyerso Knowledgeable and proficient with a variety of social media platformsincluding but not limited to: Facebook, X, WhatsAppo Readiness to design and edit websiteso Familiarity and comfortability working within the Google Suiteo Ability to navigate ParishSoft• Basic office skillso Including but not limited to: use of copy machine, scanning and sendingdocuments• Education levelo Graduate degree in theology preferredPhysical Demands:• Able to lift and move up to 20 pounds of materials (for classroom set up, ministrysupport, basic office tasks, etc)• Must have focus and concentration to work on assignments• Sufficient vocal strength to teach and command the attention of a classroom• Able to stand while teaching a catechesis session (30-60 minutes)
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